Discworld/Witches Abroad/YMMV

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  • Non Sequitur Scene- the "Ullo, itsss my birthday" creature appears out of nowhere, has no bearing on the plot, is random even by Discworld standards, and was never once mentioned after Nanny Ogg bonked it over the head. Gollum Shout-Out or not, it's a BLAM.
  • Complete Monster: Lily. She forces people into roles, no matter what their preferences or circumstances might be.
  • Fridge Brilliance: Once it's established by the Tiffany Aching books that a witch cannot work her magic purely for her own benefit without succumbing to bad karma and/or cackling, Lilith's conduct makes more sense: by claiming she's giving others a "happy ending", she rationalizes her own power-mongering as being for somebody else's benefit, not her own. They don't get a say in the matter.
  • Hilarious in Hindsight: The idea of a dictatorship presented as a warped version of Disney World and an evil fairy godmother predicts the plots of the first two Shrek films (although the first one has been around for a while), and now Disney's actually made a movie set in New Orleans.
    • Featuring a Baron Samedi look-alike and a voodoo witch who sees the future in her gumbo pot.
      • And the Samedi character kills another character (who is also a small animal) simply by stepping on him.
  • Moral Event Horizon: Lily crosses it when she transforms the footmen into beetles and then treads on them—in-universe trope, as this seriously shocks the witches, who follow Thou Shalt Not Kill.